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, paul ryan vowed to approve the keystone pipeline that would run the thick crude oil from canada to the u.s. refineries in taxes. addressing supporters in ohio, he said if elected, romney would approve the pipeline on his first day in office and land president obama for standing in the way of jobs the project would bring. -- and blamed president obama for standing in the way of jobs the project would bring. obama's delayed a final decision on the pipeline until after the november election. but transcanada is already clearing the way for its southern leg in taxes. for more than two weeks they've held a tree sit to block its path near winnsboro, texas. on thursday, actress daryl hannah and a 78-year-old east texas farmer were arrested by protesting the clearance her land seized by eminent domain. this is eleanor fairchild speaking as she stared down one of the transcanada possible closers. >> i am mad. this land is my land. it has been our land since 1983. our home is on it. they are going to destroy the woods and also they could destroy the springs. it is just devastating. it also
of the financial crisis that began under the bush administration, paul ryan seized on the remarks as an admission of failure. this is deadly earnest. how they can justify, how can they justify raising taxes on the middle class? the middle-class has been buried last four years. how, in lord's name, can they justify raising taxes? >> vice-president biden today said that the middle-class over the last of we or years has been buried. we agree. that means we need to stop digging, which means we have to collect mitt romney as president of the united states. >> meanwhile, paul ryan has appeared in videos online. in a speech delivered last november, he said 30% of americans want to live off the government. today, 70% of americans get more benefit from the federal government and a payback in taxes. you could argue we are already passed a tipping point. the good news is, survey after survey, poll after poll, still shows we are a center-right country. 70% of americans won the american dream. only 30% want the welfare state. what that tells us is, at least half of those people currently in that category are
pointed out in his analysis of the budget proposals that both obama and romney-ryan, points out that they are both aiming is essentially for the same targets. they're both aiming for social security to be about 5% of gdp some years down the line whether it is four or eight years, and on medicare, they are both aiming for medicare to be reduced about 2.2% of gdp. whilescenarios, they both have e same targets. obama himself is looking to cut not security discretionary expenditures, things that cover education and housing and job training, also looking to cut that nearly in half according to his own budget figures, down to about 1.8% of gdp. on social security, obama is already calling for some cuts, basically to the cost of living reimbursements. heads up about what is one happen after the election. you'll see the walk differ from the talk. medicare, it is true there but proposing the same changes. again, a sign that things are not really differ between these two corporate-sponsored candidates. they're both proposing about $700 billion in medicare cuts. for social security, we sim
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